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NAB requests interior ministry to put Ishaq Dar's name on ECL

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) requested the Ministry of Interior on Thursday to put the name of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on the Exit Control List (ECL), DawnNews reported. The decision in this regard was taken during a meeting chaired by NAB Chairman retired justice Javed Iqbal, read a statement …

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'World's oldest' 48-feet long Buddha statue unearthed in Haripur district

A centuries-old 'sleeping Buddha' statue has been unearthed during excavations near Bhamala Stupa in Haripur district, DawnNews reported on Thursday. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Directorate of Archaeology And Museums Director Dr Abdul Samad said,"The 48-feet long 'sleeping Buddha' statue dates back to the third century, which makes it the world's oldest 'sleeping …

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Bodies of 15 killed in Turbat flown to Lahore

The bodies of 15 people killed near the Pak-Iran border in Balochistan a day earlier were shifted to Lahore on Thursday for burial in their home districts in Punjab. Balochistan Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti accompanied the bodies of victims on their last journey. The victims had been killed by …

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COAS Bajwa and US Centcom commander meet, discuss Afghanistan

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa met Commander United States Central Command (Centcom) Gen Joseph Votel on Thursday, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. The two military leaders discussed regional security, particularly with regards to Afghanistan, Pak-Afghan border management and Pakistan's contributions towards peace and stability in the …

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